9th HELP Cup Asia High School Chinese Debate Open Championship 2016

9th HELP Cup Asia High School Chinese Debate Open Championship 2016

The Champion – Taipei Municipal Song Shan Senior High School, Taiwan

The Champion – Taipei Municipal Song Shan Senior High School, Taiwan

This annual event was held at HELP CAT from 16-21 December 2016. It was organized by the Chinese Cultural Society of HELP University, with sponsorship from Selangor Properties Bhd and support from the Ministry of Education Malaysia.

It aims to focus the interest of the students on the Chinese language, test and enhance the critical analysis of contemporary topical and philosophical issues, and promote camaraderie and interaction among high school students in Asia.

A total of 64 teams were fielded by 22 schools from 5 Asian countries: China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore and Taiwan. The event was a resounding success and the organizational skills of members of the Chinese Cultural Society were palpable everywhere. It has now become the largest Chinese debate competition in the world.

First Runner Up – River Valley High School, Singapore

First Runner Up – River Valley High School, Singapore

Second Runner Up – Tsun Jin High School (Team A), Malaysia

Second Runner Up – Tsun Jin High School (Team A), Malaysia

Second Runner Up 2 – Catholic High School, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

Second Runner Up 2 – Catholic High School, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia